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  • Michael Ball thrilled to pick up OBE alongside Ebola survivor

    Michael Ball thrilled to pick up OBE alongside Ebola survivor

    Actor and singer Michael Ball has picked up his OBE at Buckingham Palace, joking with other recipients that "it is a nightmare in there". Ball said he was "absolutely thrilled to bits" to have collected his award for services to musical theatre...

  • This week at the cinema

    This week at the cinema

    Spotlight Genre: DramaCertification: 15Duration: 128 minutesDirected by: Tom McCarthyStarring: Mark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, John Slattrery, Brian d’Arcy James, Stanley TucciKRS Releasing Ltd The Oscar-nominated...

  • Black or white?

    Black or white?

    British actor Joseph Fiennes has been cast as iconic African-American pop star Michael Jackson in an upcoming TV comedy, provoking scorn on social media and fuelling a controversy in the entertainment industry over opportunities for black...

  • Digital restoration of 1927 epic film

    Digital restoration of 1927 epic film

    An 89-year-old film, which could take cinemagoers a marathon seven hours to watch, is returning to the big screen. The new digitally-restored version of Abel Gance’s Napoleon comes at the end of a 50-year project involving the British Film...

  • Diverse selection of Oscar presenters announced

    The Academy Awards has unveiled a distinctly diverse selection of presenters and performers for the February 28 Oscars, including Kevin Hart, Benicio del Toro and Whoopi Goldberg. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences on Thursday...

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones hits out at lack of Hollywood roles for older women

    Catherine Zeta-Jones hits out at lack of Hollywood roles for older women

    Catherine Zeta-Jones has said the lack of good roles for actresses over 40 is because "big bosses" in Hollywood feel they do not capture the imagination of moviegoers. The 46-year-old Welsh star answered questions about her career and personal...

  • Shrek ready to stomp on to St Aloysius stage

    Shrek ready to stomp on to St Aloysius stage

    Popular green ogre Shrek will stomp on to the St Aloysius College stage in the coming days as the students’ soirée gets under way. Hundreds pack the college’s theatre every year to be entertained by the Sixth Form students’ creativity and...

  • Irish Short Film Festival at Villa Bologna

    An Irish Short Film Festival is being held for the first time on Saturday at the indoor cinema of Villa Bologna in Attard at 6.30pm. Curated by Eibh Collins of IndieCork Festival, Irish Film London and The Galway Film Fleadh, the event will...

  • Zeta-Jones returns home for Dad’s Army remake

    Zeta-Jones returns home for Dad’s Army remake

    Catherine Zeta-Jones said filming the new film version of TV classic comedy Dad’s Army reminded her how much she loves the UK. Her affection may not have extended to the British weather though as the cast huddled under umbrellas on a damp red...

  • Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark over new migrant law

    Ai Weiwei withdraws works in Denmark over new migrant law

    Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei is withdrawing his works from two museums in Denmark to protest against a new law that allows Danish authorities to seize valuables from migrants. Ai announced on social media that he no longer wanted to have...

  • Baroquefest: two weeks of truly stunning sound

    Baroquefest: two weeks of truly stunning sound

    Two weeks of fantastic and often stunning music are drawing to a close. Even this early, one could say that this year’s Valletta International Baroque Music Festival is registering another success. Attendance for the over 20 events has been steady...

  • X-Files’ Anderson sends up Duchovny’s Star turn

    X-Files’ Anderson sends up Duchovny’s Star turn

    X-Files star Gillian Anderson jokingly implored “may his soul be forgiven” as her sci-fi series sidekick David Duchovny unveiled his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Anderson, who was unable to attend the ceremony, sent a spoof telegram in...

  • Woody Allen casts Miley Cyrus

    Woody Allen casts Miley Cyrus

    Acclaimed movie writer-director Woody Allen is turning his attention to the small screen, with a new streaming television series for Amazon starring pop star Miley Cyrus. On her Instagram account, Cyrus confirmed on Monday she had been cast for...

  • Former Barney Miller and Godfather actor Abe Vigoda dies

    Character actor Abe Vigoda has died. Vigoda's daughter, Carol Vigoda Fuchs, said Vigoda died on Tuesday morning in his sleep. He was 94 and had been staying at Fuchs' home in Woodland Park, New Jersey. She said the cause of death was old...

  • Miley Cyrus to star in Woody Allen's Amazon series

    Singer Miley Cyrus will star in Woody Allen's Amazon TV series. The head-spinning casting combines the 80-year-old film-maker with the 23-year-old former Disney star. Cyrus will star alongside Elaine May in the six half-hour episodes planned to...

  • Film set water torture not my finest hour, says Chris Pine

    Star Trek actor Chris Pine has admitted he will be avoiding cold water for the foreseeable future as his new maritime movie premiered in Hollywood. The actor plays coastguard Bernie Webber in The Finest Hours, a film based on the true story of a...

  • An evening with a great music legend

    An evening with a great music legend

    If one were to ask, “Which was the first Russian composer to take the world by storm, whose works are among the most popular in the entire classical repertoire?”, the name Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky could easily come to mind. Tchaikovsky is...

  • Photojournalism – what  future?

    Photojournalism – what  future?

    The Times of Malta Picture Annual is a celebration of photojournalism – a category that may be dying in the digital world, according to some naysayers Photojournalism is an essentially contested category. A number of different accounts of what is...

  • An emotional Michael Keaton describes impact of film Spotlight

    An emotional Michael Keaton describes impact of film Spotlight

    Michael Keaton has told how he was deeply affected by the new film Spotlight as he discussed his own Catholic faith. The 64-year-old plays Boston Globe journalist Walter ‘Robby’ Robinson, who led a team of reporters to expose widespread child...

  • 5 things to escape to

    5 things to escape to

    5. Find the Glitch Shrouded in mystery and touted as a one-of-a-kind musical experience, the enigmatic two-day Glitch Festival, taking place in Malta for the first time later this year, is drawing interest from house and techno enthusiasts around...

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